Documentation forAccess Rights Manager

"Soft" delete a user

Background / Value

If a user is deleted with "Soft Delete", all his access rights are retained. The account is moved to a "Recycling OU" and deactivated. This account can no longer be used for a login. Set a strictly limited Group Policy for the "Recycling OU".

How to set the "Recycling OU" is described in the chapter "AD change configuration".


Step-by-step process

  1. Use the search field to find the desired user.
  2. Right-click on the user, e.g. in the Accounts view.
  3. Select "Soft delete account" from the context menu.


  1. You must enter a comment, for example "ticket number" or "authorized by".
  2. Start the process.